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Environmentalists Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Environmentalists Memorial Site.

CAIRNS, Australia (AP) - Steve Irwin, the hugely popular Australian television personality and conservationist known as the "Crocodile Hunter," was killed Monday by a stingray while filming off the Great Barrier Reef. He was 44. Irwin was at Batt Reef, off the remote coast of northeastern Queensland state, shooting a segment for a series called "Ocean's Deadliest" when he swam too close to one of the animals, which have a poisonous bard on their tails, his friend and colleague John...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dennis Weaver, the slow-witted deputy Chester Goode in the TV classic western "Gunsmoke" and the New Mexico deputy solving New York crime in "McCloud," has died. The actor was 81. Weaver died of complications from cancer Friday at his home in Ridgway, in southwestern Colorado, his publicist Julian Myers said. Weaver was a struggling actor in Hollywood in 1955, earning $60 a week delivering flowers when he was offered $300 a week for a role in a new CBS television...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Eddie Albert, the actor best known as the constantly befuddled city slicker-turned-farmer in television's "Green Acres," has died. He was 99. Albert, who appeared in movies and television for more than 50 years, died of pneumonia Thursday at his home in the Pacific Palisades area, in the presence of his longtime caregivers and son Edward, family friend Dick Guttman said Friday. Albert achieved his greatest fame on "Green Acres" as Oliver Douglas, a New York lawyer...
Mary Kennedy Obituary (AP News)

BEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) - The Kennedy family, so...

Perry Bass Obituary (DFW)

FORT WORTH — Perry Richardson Bass, a wealthy...

Anne LaBastille Obituary (AP News)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Anne LaBastille, the...

Floyd Westerman Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Floyd Red Crow Westerman, an...

Wangari Maathai Obituary (AP News)

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Wangari Maathai, the first...

Wes Craven Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific...

Leah Schad Obituary (PalmBeachPost)

Longtime West Palm Beach environmentalist Leah...

Sally Shipman Obituary (Statesman)

Former Austin City Council Member Sally Shipman,...